Fourth Army Area tightens safety measures in Deep South as new school term approaches


PATTANI, 14 May 2015 – The 4th Army Area has instructed Deep South security units to take extra caution in providing safety for school teachers when the new school term begins on Monday, May 18th.

According to Army Region 4 Commander Lieutenant-General Prakarn Cholayut, security patrols will be deployed to places that are vulnerable to insurgent attacks like bridges and tunnels.

Their presence is to assure safety for teachers. The Ranger Regimen Taskforce 33 in Yala province has also sent its security unit to safeguard Baan Pong Yue Rai School today to make sure the surrounding areas are safe before teachers and students arrive next Monday.